Riz Ahmed

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A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins audiobook review – Rosamund Pike turns up the heat
A body on a houseboat and twists galore in this gripping thriller narrated by the Hollywood actor – plus this week’s other picks

Fiona Sturges

25, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Encounter review – Riz Ahmed can’t save uneven sci-fi invasion drama
A strong central performance isn’t enough to sell a disappointingly plotted follow-up to British director Michael Pearce’s thrilling breakout Beast

Peter Bradshaw

10, Sep, 2021 @2:03 PM

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From Riz Ahmed to Michaela Coel: who should be the next Doctor Who?
Jodie Whittaker’s departure from the BBC role has been heavily rumoured – but who should be next in the Tardis? Here are 14 faces we’d love to play the 14th Doctor

Martin Belam

22, Jun, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Riz Ahmed calls for urgent change in ‘toxic portrayals’ of Muslims on screen
Actor cites ‘racist’ Hollywood films and urges industry reform to end stereotypes that drive ‘policies enacted and people killed’

Andrew Pulver

11, Jun, 2021 @11:14 AM

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Carey Mulligan and Riz Ahmed poised for Oscar upsets after Spirit awards wins
Best actor and actress categories still up for grabs ahead of Sunday’s Academy Awards, following late bursts of momentum for British stars

Catherine Shoard

23, Apr, 2021 @12:02 PM

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Sound of Metal review – Riz Ahmed excels as a drummer facing deafness
Riz Ahmed gives a career-best performance in an astonishing drama that’s rooted in reality and fully captioned for all

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

11, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Sound of Metal review – Riz Ahmed keeps swirling disability drama on the beat
Darius Marder’s story of a hearing-impaired, ex-heroin addict drummer perhaps tries to do too much – but Ahmed gives it focus

Peter Bradshaw

08, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Oscar contenders: how to watch them in the UK – and why it's so difficult
This year sees a democratic, diverse and lengthy list of titles. But distribution politics has left UK audiences to play catchup

Catherine Shoard

19, Mar, 2021 @12:59 PM

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Comfort food: the Oscars nominations are not nearly as radical as they think they are
David Fincher’s frontrunner Mank is a brilliant but nostalgic choice, while there are no nominations for stunning sexual politics drama The Assistant

Peter Bradshaw

15, Mar, 2021 @4:19 PM

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The full list of 2021 Oscars nominations
From Mank to Judas and the Black Messiah, all the nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards, which take place on 25 April

Guardian film

15, Mar, 2021 @1:11 PM

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Baftas 2021: the full list of nominations
From Nomadland to Promising Young Woman, the films up for a gong at this year’s British film awards

Guardian film

09, Mar, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Rocks romps home at British independent film awards
Teen drama wins big as His House takes awards for actress and director while Anthony Hopkins is honoured for The Father

Andrew Pulver

19, Feb, 2021 @1:03 PM

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